tumid

adjective
tu·​mid | \ ˈtü-məd How to pronounce tumid (audio) , ˈtyü- \

Definition of tumid

1 : marked by swelling : swollen, enlarged a badly infected tumid leg
2 : protuberant, bulging sails tumid in the breeze

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Examples of tumid in a Sentence

he'd just been in a fight, and was nursing his tumid lip

First Known Use of tumid

1541, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tumid

Latin tumidus, from tumēre

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“Tumid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tumid. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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tumid

adjective
tu·​mid | \ ˈt(y)ü-məd How to pronounce tumid (audio) \

Medical Definition of tumid

: marked by swelling : swollen an infected tumid leg

Other Words from tumid

tumidity \ t(y)ü-​ˈmid-​ət-​ē How to pronounce tumid (audio) \ noun, plural tumidities

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